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the real refs back on the field for tonight's game in baltimore. so huge news there. it's news that broke very late last night right around midnight. and n.f.l. 's commissioner roger goodell released a statement shortly afterwards that says this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating player. the teams, players and fans deserve consistency and quality in officiating. we look forward to having the finest officials in sports back on the field and i want to give a special thanks to the n.f.l. fans for their passion. now it's time to put the focus back on the teams and players where it belongs. now this statement, this agreement comes after two full days of face-to-face talks thanks to that terrible call during monday night football. that got the two sides back to the negotiating table. and just hours before an agreement was reached, terry mccauley, a real n.f.l. referee said this on our newscast about one of the big sticking points in the negotiations: pengs. >> yes, the economy has changed. things have changed but very to remember one thing. the n.f.l. is not like ca
on the field for goodness sake. guess what? they start tonight in baltimore. kristin fisher is live at fed ex field with a look at how the skins might look ahead to maybe some better refereeing. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: that's right. good morning, mike. the next time the redskins play here at fed ex field, the real refs should be back officiating the game. this agreement is only temporary, not quite a done deal just yet. it still needs to be ratified by the union but it's enough to get the real refs back on the field officiating tonight's game with the ravens in baltimore. so huge news. and it broke right after midnight. n.f.l. commissioner roger goodell released a statement saying, quote, this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve the consistency and quality in officiating. we look forward to having the finest officials in the sport back on the field. i want to give a special thanks to the n.f.l. fans for their passion. now it's time to put the focus back on the teams and players where it belongs. this
cloudy skies, 45 in winchester, 43 cumberland. baltimore 53 and andrews at 51. >>> monika has timesaver traffic. >> reporter: inbound 66, although it is sitting on the shoulder i'm going to step out to see what it looks like on sky 9. the flashing lights causing delays through manassas. they continue to centerville before the pace improves. then it is heavy again as normal route 50 toward 123 and vienna. keep this in mind for your travel plans. back over to our maps, this time on the north side of town, outer loop flowing down now as you can see here a little bit of yellow forming at college park. the pace is good beyond that as you head for 270. we'll go over to our next map, you got it from 85 down toward 121. back to our maps, we want to let you know penn line number 400 is canceled. and i'll in back with more traffic coming up at 6:43. back to you guys. >>> just over six weeks ago until election day and the candidates are refocusing on economy. >> romney fought back against the accusations about his plan to fix the economy not being specific enough. >> i can tell them specifically i
by the replacement refs but the refs are gone now. >> baltimore hosted the first game since the regular refs decided to come back. ravens taking on the browns. a 63-year-old interception return by baltimore's carey williams is the play of the night. there he goes through the house. ravens beat the browns 23-16. >> the headline this morning is the return of the refs. kristin fisher is live in our satellite center with more on that. sounds like an action movie. >> reporter: it does. when was the last time that you saw referees tting a standing ovation? most time they're booed or heckled but not last night. check out the reception they received in baltimore just before kickoff. cheers and a standing ovation for the referees. that may be a first in the history of football. and people throughout the game held up signs. look at that one. "finally we get to yell at real refs. welcome back." these guys got the rock star treatment. this all happened less than 24 hours after an agreement was reached between the n.f.l. and the referees union after nearly a year of negotiations. the two sides finally reached a
up his fight to keep a baltimore raven from speaking out on gay marriage. the delegate had been trying to keep a linebacker from making ads like this. >> i believe we should be doing everything that we can to make maryland families stronger. which is why i support marriage for gay and lesbian couples who want to make a lifetime commitment to each other. people from all walks of life. >> now, burns has reconsidered. he told "the baltimore sun" that the player has first amendment rights and should be able to speak his mind. >>> maryland olympians and paralympians are receiving heroes' welcome from the states. yesterday crowds gathered in baltimore to celebrate the athletes' achievements in london. swimmer michael phelps, the most decorated olympian in history, spoke at the event thanking fans for their support. katie ledecky, the youngest, and a gold medal winner, also attended. >>> well, if you want to show your support for the redskins and robert griffin iii, just put your hands in the air. >> that's right. it's called griffining, and it's the latest internet phenomenon. people
into baltimore county as well. back toward thurmont, you still have some rain, even hagueerstown but the heavy stuff is well east of you, east of route 15. temperatures are running into the 60s everywhere except for garrett county which is in the middle 50s at 55. easton is 68. culpeper down to 61, one of our cooler spots. gaithersburg at 63. bowie a much milder morning over there than it has been the last few mornings with the temperature there running about 65. outside on our michael & son weather camera, quiet in northwest d.c. we're looking toward virginia toward the west, southwest right now. 69 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. no wind to speak of and the humidity at 81%. one thing i want to point out, there's a boundary here. you can see it from southern new england snaking back toward the mississippi valley. a little twist in the clouds coming through southern indiana and kentucky. that will lift the boundary north so i think much of today is dry. as this gets closer, that's what's going to enhance the shower or thunderstorm chance late this afternoon into the evening hours. that's why
refs will be working starting thursday in baltimore. a deal appears to be completed. they could be on the field. that would be a quick turn around, but referee terry stopped by wusa tomorrow. he says the real refs have been preparing all season for this moment. >> we've been studying. we're aware of all the new results. we've been work on tests and keeping ourselves in shape. and we're ready to go at a moment's notice. we could, from our perspective, do it. it would be up to the league. >> let's head to baseball. nationals took a big step forward in philadelphia tonight. second bater of the night, brace harper, gets things going with a two-run shot. top nine, jayson werth sends a ball up the middle. bryce harper would add another. nationals beat the phillies 8-4 lowering their magic number to four. >>> talk about some hot bats, it was a slugfest at camden yards. more one-sided slugfest. the orioles hosting the blue jays. seven home runs tonight. ties a franchise record. chris davis and manny machado hit two apiece. >>> believe it or not, the nba is set to open training camp soon
at the baltimore washington parkway. we're told two people were taken to the hospital when it was all over. the truck spilled 150 gallons of diesel fuel. crews have been cleaning it up now. right now all outer loops are open, lanes are open, that is, but traffic is still backed up. >>> yesterday we told you about a woman convicted on domestic abuse charges for repeatedly assaulting her ex-boyfriend. today a d.c. judge sentenced karen young to 180 days in jail, but all but seven days will be suspended. so she's not going to spend very much time behind bars. young will also serve one year of probation and undergo mental health evaluations and assessments and be tested for drugs and alcohol. >>> still to come on 9news iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad lashes out at israel while addressing the united nations today. >> is your utility bill about to go up? pepco wants to jung your rates and some folks aren't too happy -- jump up your rates and some folks aren't too happy about that. >> and right after the break remembering entertainer andy williams. ♪ it's the most wonderful time of the ye
shot in a cafeteria on the first day of school in baltimore is finally home. daniel was shot last month at perry hall high school. he left the hospital yesterday after spending two weeks in the hospital. he has down syndrome and suffered a bruised lung, fractured rib and a hole in his torso. the accused gunman is being charged as an adult with attempted murder and assault. >>> this morning a family is mourning the loss of a 2-year-old boy who apparently drowned in a backyard pool. chopper 4 flew over the scene yesterday morning in the 17000 block of sandy knoll drive. police say a neighbor was performing cpr on the child when they arrived. the boy was two months short of his third birthday. he was at home with a caretaker at the time. police are trying to figure out how he got into the pool. >>> montgomery county says pepco does not have enough crews to keep up with frequent power outages. according to "the washington examiner," that's what the office of consumer protection said in a filing with the maryland public service commission. the filing criticizes pepco's performance after june
in on 95, no issues at route 216 as you head between baltimore and our beltway. things are fine on this stretch as well. back over to the maps. no problems to report if you're traveling in from virginia on the northbound side of i-95. things are fine from dumfries as you head towards woodbridge and springfield. a live look one more time outside. this time in springfield. both the main and hov lanes are running smoothly. more traffic at 4:55. but first, a new prescreening check point at dulles airport could get you through security faster next time you fly. agents will scan the boarding pass of flyers looking to use the new check point. travelers can move through security while still wearing jackets and shoes. flyers may not have to pull out their liquids or laptops. dulles is the first airport in the country to use this risk- based check point. >> thank you, monika. >>> the u.s. military could be fighting a new battle. the bulge. a new report says it's getting harder to find eligible recruits who meet the physical standards of the u.s. armed forces. >> in fact, the problem is so
and nearly 13 ,000 customers without power, most of them in the baltimore area. >>> the weather impacting all the airportings in our region. some flights here at reagan national, dulles, and bwi experiencing delays ranging from 15 minutes behind schedule to nearly three hours. you want to call first if you are flying out this evening. >> and folks living in bloomingdale in washington are keeping a close eye on the weather and the water. bruce johnson live on the scene with more. bruce, the rain stopped a while ago, what about the flooding situation? >> derek, i wish that were true. the rain started again. here to my left, the councilman trying to get to him in a minute. fed up with the city's response with the flooding. we call it ground zero. they get nervous every time they hear one of topper's weather reports. over here you have d.c. water department trucks, they are cleaning out the catch basins trying to get the debris out. it can get down to the source, which is small, not up to the job. we shot tape earlier today. they had a small army out here of trying to get the drains in the area
in baltimore and a slight chance of a shower on saturday and sunday, but temperatures not bad. low to mid 70s. looks nice. best shot time. this was taken the 18th of the month. so a little bit ago. we had that flooding. this is a washout and flooding of mulberry road in strasburg, virginia. nice job. you can see how dangerous flash flooding can become. this is from natasha. you want to submit a best shot, go to our website, click on the weather tab and be sure to include your name and your town and location and a description would be great because we don't know who in a minute unanimous is. back to you guys. >> thanks, topper. a 3d van rolled into town. we'll give you the technology presented to lawmakers on capitol hill. >>> first, it's not for everyone, but bacon has a cult- like following for the folks who eat it. i have some unwelcome news for you. it's coming up next. >>> back now with a consumer alert that could keep you from bringing home the bacon. we just couldn't resist that line. britain's national pig association, yes, there is one, is warning that we could be in for a bacon and
's take a live look on 95 near route 100. things are looking good both directions of 95 between baltimore and washington. let's go back over to the maps, this time all the way to the other side of town. coming in from southern maryland, route 4, route 5, 301, brandywine, accokeek, oxon hill across the wilson bridge into alexandria. 95, 395, everything is good right now. let's take a live look one wore time. here's route -- one more time. here's route 50. no issues to the beltway or through cheverly. more coming up at 5:39. >>> a suspicious bag near train tracks shut down vre's train line to manassas during last night's rush hour. >> what was inside was very disturbing. 9news now reporter kristin fisher is live in manassas. she has the latest on the investigation. what about the tracks this morning, kristin? is it all set? >> reporter: the track is back open. in fact, the first vre train of the morning just left here about 15 minutes ago. tracks back open. service back to normal. commuters very happy about that. clearly after yesterday's big delays. but they still can't believe what was fo
valley, western maryland, 50s at southern maryland, 51 in prince frederick. 53 in baltimore here in washington. we have the partly cloudy conditions, looking outside on our michael and son weather camera, still about an hour and 12 minutes away from light. northwest winds at 5 the humidity at 67%. jacket sweatshirt weather. look at temperatures across the east. from chicago to detroit to buffalo this morning. fall making its presence felt. a couple of isolated showers, you see them in southern pennsylvania scattered across new york state here. a quiet morning and it is going to be a good day. again a patch of clouds this morning with us as we head toward lunch time. look mostly sunny skies should rule. if you have outdoor plans today it is going to be fantastic for that. monday evening looks good too. sun sets right about 7:00 now. we are going to have a nice, quiet night, open the windows, maybe not too far though. 40s and 50s, tomorrow looks god, a few clouds increasing, tomorrow night into wednesday. north and west of town, i think most of the action on wednesday stays up into
picked up. that's good news. let's check things out if you're traveling on 295 between the baltimore beltway and the capital beltway. no issues to report there. let's head to i-95 in maryland at 198. a live look right now, traffic flowing without issue. southbound travel speed, not bad at all. fast, 65 miles per hour right now. that drive taking nine minutes. i'm back in ten. back over the you. >>> it may soon be a lot harder to buy a big gulp in the big apple. >>> also ahead, a high speed chase where the witnesses, not the crooks, made off with th heavy load in america. but mitt romney plan, a middle class to $2,000 more a year in taxes. multi-millionaires like himself hits the middle class harder... bigger break. forward for america? i'm barack obama and i approve this message. chances are, you're not made of money, so don't overpay for motorcycle insurance. geico, see how much you could save. >>> coming up in >>> i'll give it to you in a minute. >> no, you give it to me now or i'm going to take you to jail. >> well, go ahead. >> okay. >> i fought the law and -- we'll see. a texas
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